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Missouri Bill Would Let Veterans Get In-State Tuition

The measure passed the House 155-0 on Monday following 31-0 approval in the Senate last week. It now heads to Gov. Jay Nixon.


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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.


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Area Veterans Groups Speak Out About Benefits Backlog

“And we wonder why we have such a high rate of suicide among our returning veterans.”


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Battle Shaping Up Over Naming Rights for Mississippi River Bridge

Early in the non-debate there was a ground swell of support for naming the bridge after the late great baseball hall of famer Stan Musial.


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Missouri House Endorses New Lottery Ticket for Vets

Revenues from the Missouri Lottery currently are directed to education.


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Sending Veterans To College

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) goes to bat for lessening out-of-state tuition costs for those who served.


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Court for Veterans Keeps Them Out of Prison

The Madison County Veterans’ Treatment Court enters it’s fifth year. Less than one percent of it’s graduates have ever ended up back in court.


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Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.


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Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.


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Wounded Iraq Vet Has Spent Nearly 5 Years On Road To Recovery

Josh Eckhoff will serve as Grand Marshal for Saturday’s Veterans’ Day Parade.